Search Results for Tag : firearm
In order to satisfy requirement of an absence of criminal proceedings, an applicant would have to prove that, no criminal proceedings were pending in connection with seized firearms(02.12.2019)
In present case, on 25 June 2014, the South African Police Services (SAPS) seized certain firearms (the firearms) from the Respondents in terms of a s.....
Tags : Seized firearms, Retention, Legality
Blast from the Past
Drawing distinction between human and animal life(21.03.1968)
Poaching and hunting animals for game has witnessed only a gradual build up in public ire. Animal life is rarely seen as equatable to human life, and .....
Tags : firearm, licence, poaching, public safety
A dealer may trade in firearms and ammunition only on premises specified in the dealer’s licence(24.05.2023)
The issue before the Supreme court is whether Regulation 67 of the Firearm Control Regulations entitles one firearms’ dealer to store firearms at its .....
Tags : Firearms, Regulation, Storage
US Supreme Court Strikes Down New York Law Limiting Guns in Public(24.06.2022)
United States Supreme Court has struck down a New York law that placed strict restrictions on carrying concealed firearms in public for self defense b.....
Tags : US Supreme Court, Firearms, Self Defense, Second Amendment
Delhi HC: Unconscious Possession of Firearms Not to Attract Arms Act, 1959(05.01.2021)
Delhi High Court has reiterated that "unconscious possession" of firearms would not attract the rigours of the Arms Act, 1959 while hearing a criminal.....
Tags : Delhi High Court, Unconscious Possession of Firearms
Delhi HC: Holding Firearms Not a Fundamental Right(10.07.2017)
Delhi High Court has remarked that there is no fundamental right of an individual to hold a firearm, while ruing how possession of Arms has become a s.....
Tags : Delhi High Court, Firearms
U’khand HC Bans Firearms At Religious/Marriage Procession,Other Public Assemblage(27.07.2017)
Uttarakhand High Court has ordered that no person shall carry any firearm to a fair, religious procession/ marriage procession or other public assembl.....
Tags : Uttarakhand High Court, Firearms
Delhi HC: Where No Conscious and Knowledgeable Possession of Firearm, Case Cannot Proceed(30.01.2020)
Delhi High Court has held that if there is nothing in the First Information Report which indicates a conscious and knowledgeable possession of a firea.....
Tags : Delhi High Court, Possession of Firearms